Finding Grandpa On My Dinner Plate (Part 2)

Thursday, December 19, 2013

You order a lobster and the waiter shows you an animal that is, he says, older than you are. It's had more birthdays than you. For some people, this is a meal-stopper. Especially, if you are on in years, and what's on the plate is just as elderly (and just as wise?) as you are.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mo Rocca Learns How to Cook

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Satirist and writer Mo Rocca introduces his new series "My Grandmother's Ravioli" in which other people's grandmother's teach him how to cook. Grandmother Ruth Teig, also joins the show to describe how she taught Mr. Rocca to cook traditional jewish foods.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Grandma Lamott

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

After striking a chord with her story of single motherhood, Operating Instructions, Anne Lamott, author of Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son's First Son, now writes of her experience as a grandmother.  

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Radio Rookies

Losing Home

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Wen moved to the United States from China in 2001 and she hasn't returned since.